Cognitive Science and Social Systems

Contributor: Ryutaro Uchiyama PhD Student in Psychology  As the website for our Cognitive Science program is relaunched this week, one of its new features will be this blog, which will consist mainly of content contributed by graduate students. I am privileged to write the first entry, and will start out by promoting a student organization that has recently become active on the Cornell Ithaca campus. It’s an interdisciplinary journal club that focuses on the study of emergent collective behavior: http://collectivebehavior.weebly.com/ I won't go into details about the club or its subject matter here because this information is available on the website, and will instead try to make a case for why research on self-organizing social systems has something to offer for cognitive science at large. Thanks to the writer for…
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